The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.49% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.90% +17.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -22.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.71% 5.33% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 10
Average daily rate £320 £500 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +45.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £500 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the Midlands region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Midlands region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) CGI
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) CGI
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat